Project Planner/Scheduler

Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited Houston, TX

EGC is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company whose growth strategy emphasizes acquisitions, enhanced by its value-added organic drilling program. The company's properties are located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico waters and the Gulf Coast onshore. We are currently looking to fill the position of a Facilities Project Planner/Scheduler in Houston, Texas.


* Develop and manage the integrated planning schedule of operations, maintenance and repair, brownfield, and greenfield projects

* Facilitates cross-functional team planning sessions to ensure schedule alignment and resolution of conflicts

* Evaluate project deviation and develop, with functional input, countermeasures and recovery plans to address potential schedule delays or timing/resource conflicts

* Optimize and modify the projects/activity schedule as necessary to meet compliance requirements and minimize cost while enabling safe execution of projects

* Develops conceptual schedules to evaluate various alternates or anticipated schedule challenges

* Evaluate schedule and resource impacts of CMMS work orders and incorporate into schedule

* Maintains schedule during the project life cycle monitoring progress and incorporating modifications where changes in the original scope occur or delays are encountered

* Provides recommendations on cycle time reduction opportunities and techniques as applied to scheduling

* Utilizes project cost estimates to resource load project schedules and gain alignment with estimated scope of work and the project schedule

* Performs critical path analysis to determine problem areas in regards to project schedule and resource overloads and offers alternative courses of action to the project team

* Coordinate with cost management team to ensure alignment of project schedules and cost forecasting

* Applies established schedule management practices to ascertain critical schedule issues and recommend corrective actions

* Defines comprehensive schedule management solutions for capital and expense projects

* Serves as a schedule management subject matter expert


* 5-10 years in project planning, preferably in upstream oil and gas operations

* Strong analytical skills to assess and identify issues and ability to develop mitigation plans

* Possess problem solving and decision-making skills

* Experience with CMMS or similar work order systems

* Experience with MS Project, Primavera or similar project management software

* Advanced Excel user

* Proficient with MSOffice suite

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Willingness and ability to travel in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position

* Degreed Preferred: Engineering, Construction Management or Logistics discipline